Yangshuo Food Chicken

Archaeologists have found evidence that river snails have been eaten in China for thousands of years. Piles of empty shells have been discovered alongside evidence of ancient human occupation. So important are snails to the local diet that it has even been suggested that Chinese pottery was invented purely for the purpose of cooking snails.

In Chinese, these snails with their distinctive spiral shells are known as "Field Snails" as they are often found in the rice paddies or fields. They are also found in the Li River and its tributary, Yulong River.

Recommended China tour with Guilin: 

10-Day Classic China Tour Shanghai - Guilin - Xi'an - Beijing
View Details

Or tailor-make your China tour with us.

Posts Update

Quick Question

Your trip ideas:
Arrival date:
Number of travelers
(age 12+):
age 2-11
age below 2
Full name:
  • - Title -
  • Mr
  • Ms
* Email:
Send Inquiry
Reply within 24hrs
We take your privacy very seriously.See more
Top